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The only lift kit I have found online that claims to work for a 2015 Pilot is kit # 202025 by Traxda. Has anyone on here had any experience with this? Can't seem to find any reviews or information on how the install went or how it has performed after. I emailed Traxda a couple times with no answer. Just looking for a little more clearance for snow and beefier tires...and it would look rad.
 

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The kit includes strut spacers and sway bar relocation brackets... there's really nothing that could go wrong unless the metal used is of horrible quality, the welds are awful or something similar. It doesn't contain any moving parts so I'd be pretty confident in the purchase.
 

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The kit includes strut spacers and sway bar relocation brackets... there's really nothing that could go wrong unless the metal used is of horrible quality, the welds are awful or something similar. It doesn't contain any moving parts so I'd be pretty confident in the purchase.
I wish someone would come out with a more serious kit for the Pilot.. 2" front is a dismal for this kit. I don't think the Pilot is really designed to be an off road hauler like the Jeeps or any k series truck.. Guess maybe that's why there is nothing for it ?
 

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I wish someone would come out with a more serious kit for the Pilot.. 2" front is a dismal for this kit. I don't think the Pilot is really designed to be an off road hauler like the Jeeps or any k series truck.. Guess maybe that's why there is nothing for it ?
The R&D costs are substantially more for a mid-travel or long-travel kit, then the cost to the consumer is also much higher. Look at what it costs to lift a Silverado or other pickup with anything more than a spacer lift, multiply that times 2 for the IRS (most still use blocks in the rear) and then tack on the additional cost since there will be virtually no economy of scale on a Pilot.

No lockers, small rear diff., small axles, etc. mean I'm fine with the Pilot as a soft roader but I don't want to be rock crawling and really stressing drivetrain components on this thing, so anything bigger than 2" wouldn't be necessary for me.

Now, if you are willing to absorb the costs and be without your Pilot, I'm sure somebody out there will build you a custom lift, I just don't want to know the cost.
 

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We are good actually That's why I stayed with GM for my off roading fix :) Rough country gives you a cool 7 " max lift for 1300 ...
 

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We are good actually That's why I stayed with GM for my off roading fix :) Rough country gives you a cool 7 " max lift for 1300 ...
Is it all spacers or did you replace anything else? Mid travel or stock travel? I was looking at some nice mid-travel kits for my Silverado when I had it but couldn't justify the cost for no trails near me in MD.
 

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Is it all spacers or did you replace anything else? Mid travel or stock travel? I was looking at some nice mid-travel kits for my Silverado when I had it but couldn't justify the cost for no trails near me in MD.
Half and half .....spacers and lots of cutting dropping the front diff.. etc etc ..I have the same issue here in NY even though upstate it's hard to trail without the local PD up your aft ... Cross country comes with everything you need but the second set of hands ..no way in hell would I do this again without help. Then again this is the reason i picked up the 11 burban project truck.

If anyone knows any trails in NY ..please chime in i'm always game to try :)
 

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Half and half .....spacers and lots of cutting dropping the front diff.. etc etc ..I have the same issue here in NY even though upstate it's hard to trail without the local PD up your aft ... Cross country comes with everything you need but the second set of hands ..no way in hell would I do this again without help. Then again this is the reason i picked up the 11 burban project truck.

If anyone knows any trails in NY ..please chime in i'm always game to try :)
Yea so you got the height but you didn't gain any travel, quite often that is more than enough... My problem is I know I would always want more so I'd end up a nice mid-travel with coilovers and UCAs and all that.
 

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The better option would be a smaller rim and a dedicated winter tire or all terrain tire. Two inches of clearance is a waste. Just my 2¢.
 

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To start off, we do more “soft-roading” with our 2012 Pilot Touring 4WD. We’ll take it camping on fire roads and dirt trails. Nothing too crazy. It’s basically my wife’s “baseball mom minivan” so to speak, but she wanted a more truck-like look. Went with the 2” level kit on both front and back. It kept some of the original rake. Plus when we have it loaded with kids and gear, it looks more level. Stayed with the OEM 18” wheels. Tires are 255/70R18 Yokohama Geolander AT G015. It’s reassuring to have a little extra clearance. They are great for on-road and off-road use! No rubbing. No other mods or chop. Although it being taller, looking taller with larger tires, it drives the same. Most of all my wife loves it even more now!!!
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To start off, we do more “soft-roading” with our 2012 Pilot Touring 4WD. We’ll take it camping on fire roads and dirt trails. Nothing too crazy. It’s basically my wife’s “baseball mom minivan” so to speak, but she wanted a more truck-like look. Went with the 2” level kit on both front and back. It kept some of the original rake. Plus when we have it loaded with kids and gear, it looks more level. Stayed with the OEM 18” wheels. Tires are 255/70R18 Yokohama Geolander AT G015. It’s reassuring to have a little extra clearance. They are great for on-road and off-road use! No rubbing. No other mods or chop. Although it being taller, looking taller with larger tires, it drives the same. Most of all my wife loves it even more now!!!
Pilot looks great! Realistic plans, build and expectations. Soft-to-light off-roading is all the Pilot will ever be coupled with the VTM-4. A simple spacer lift plus tires gives you more clearance and confidence when traversing off-road obstacles especially with the vulnerable unprotected soft spots underneath. I'm at a different stage in my '04 TLC but I have plans for some custom aluminum skid plates that will sacrificially absorb the impact before crunching something important.
 

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To start off, we do more “soft-roading” with our 2012 Pilot Touring 4WD. We’ll take it camping on fire roads and dirt trails. Nothing too crazy. It’s basically my on-road and off-road use!
@Kina1ahi ... consider posting pics of your lifted Pilot in the “Lifted Pilot thread”
 

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To start off, we do more “soft-roading” with our 2012 Pilot Touring 4WD. We’ll take it camping on fire roads and dirt trails. Nothing too crazy. It’s basically my wife’s “baseball mom minivan” so to speak, but she wanted a more truck-like look. Went with the 2” level kit on both front and back. It kept some of the original rake. Plus when we have it loaded with kids and gear, it looks more level. Stayed with the OEM 18” wheels. Tires are 255/70R18 Yokohama Geolander AT G015. It’s reassuring to have a little extra clearance. They are great for on-road and off-road use! No rubbing. No other mods or chop. Although it being taller, looking taller with larger tires, it drives the same. Most of all my wife loves it even more now!!! View attachment 140961 View attachment 140962 View attachment 140963 View attachment 140964
Was this the traxda 202025 part kit?
 

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The kit includes four spacers that fit above the springs. In front. the spring/shock strut assembly is functionally extended from the top, so the spindle and therefore the tire end up further below the body. In the rear, where there are separate springs and shocks, the spacer fits above the springs only. The instructions state that you still use the stock shocks, but in the rear the stock shock will be operating overextended by the thickness of the spacer. The fully extended position of the rear spindles will stay the same if you keep the stock shocks. OK for road driving, just be careful with rapid extension while offroading.
 
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Was this the traxda 202025 part kit?
We wanted to use the Traxda lift kit but had trouble finding it for our 2012 Pilot, so I decided to try out similar level kits from ebay as a matter of fact. Seems like quality materials and we have had no issues thus far.
 
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